In the Spotlight
CEC TEK Expert Henrietta Mann Receives National Humanities Medal from U.S. President Joe Biden
Dr. Henrietta Mann, a distinguished leader in Native American studies, and historian, activist and member of the CEC’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge Expert Group (TEKEG), was just awarded the National Humanities Medal by U.S. President Joe Biden, during a ceremony held at the White House on 21 March.
Supporting emissions reduction and helping communities adapt to extreme weather events
Working with communities to conserve and restore North America's terrestrial and marine ecosystems and priority species
Supporting enforcement and compliance with domestic environmental law and with multilateral environmental agreements
Innovative joint approaches to support sustainable economic development, trade and consumption
Promoting clean air, water and land through prevention, reductions, and sound management of pollutant releases, toxic chemicals and hazardous waste
What We Do
We conduct research, provide tools and training, and provide a unique space for decision-makers and the public to engage on environmental policy issues affecting the North American region.
Documents related to governance including Council Resolutions, JPAC Advice to Council, Operational Plans & more
Advice to Council 23-02
JPAC Public Forum on the Role of Ports in Fighting Climate Change
2023 JPAC Annual Plan of Activities
CEC’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025
Renewing our trilateral commitment and implementing the new Free Trade Agreement and its supporting Environmental Cooperation Agreement
Operational Plan 2022
This Operational Plan 2022 (OP) presents the work that the CEC will implement this year, which by and large continues work initiated in 2021.